Learn to Swim

Sign up for Certified American Red Cross Swim Instruction for all ages.

Please see Class Schedule & Fees for all available instruction.

The Green Chimneys Learn to Swim program offers certified instruction in aquatic skills and water safety to swimmers from 3 years old and up. The objective is to teach people how to swim and to be safe in, on and around water.

We follow the American Red Cross curriculum and guidelines, and all instructors are American Red Cross Certified. Lessons are conducted in our heated, indoor pool. Each session is 30 minutes.

Preschool Aquatics: 3 to 5 years old

Aims to promote developmentally appropriate learning of fundamental water safety and aquatic skills in a logical progression. Groups are organized to have swimmers of similar ability to allow each participant to maximize their potential. Please select the most appropriate class for your swimmer, based on their level of readiness.

Preschool A (age 3-5)

Establishes fundamentals of swimming for younger swimmers to learn how to be comfortable and safe in the water.

Preschool B (age 4-5)

For young swimmers who already have basic skills. Participants should be able to swim independently without any support from the instructor or floatation device for at least five yards.

Learn-to-Swim: 6+ years old

Teaches aquatic skills and water safety to swimmers at all levels. Participants must be at least 6 years old.

Level 1 – Beginner*

For children who are just learning to swim. Students learn the fundamental skills to be a safe and strong swimmer.

Level 2 – Intermediate*

For children who have learned the basic skills and safety of being in the water, and can swim the width of the pool independently. This course builds upon their swim strokes and confidence in the water.

Level 3 – Intermediate+

For swimmers who have completed Level 2 class and need to transition to Level 3/4. Participants have progressed in confidence and can swim 25 yards independently. Class focuses on technique to make swimmers more efficient and less prone to fatigue.

Level 3 & 4 (combined class)

For more competent swimmers who demonstrate stronger swimming strokes and more advanced water skills. Students will learn to improve their strokes while building their endurance, and learn and refine their diving technique. Participants must be able to swim the length of the pool (25 yards).

Swim Clinic

For the advanced swimmer who can swim multiple laps for the full length of the pool. Lessons will focus on refining all swim strokes, diving, and turns in the water. An ideal program for those interested in joining or who already belong to a swim team.

*In the event lessons reach maximum capacity, Level 1 and 2 classes may be combined to optimize space utilization.

Private & Semi-Private Lessons Available

For children and adults of all abilities. See Class Schedule & Fees